Friendly Cyber Cafe Software


    00. Quick Setup
    01. Terminals and Applications
    02. Rates
    03. Customers
    04. Tickets (Time Codes)
    05. Pre-Paid and Post-Paid Sessions
    06. Shifts
    07. Point-of-Sale, cash drawer
    08. Goods and Stock
    09. Instant Messenger (Chat)
    10. License Key Management
    11. Power Management
    12. Daily Report
    13. Sales Report
    14. Traffic Calculation and URL Log
    15. Point-of-Sale. Receipt
    16. Options


Client Program
Web Reports
Web Reports by Email
Printer Watcher
Web Access
NComputing and Terminal Server Support
Wi-Fi Hotspot Support (Wireless Billing)
Wi-Fi White List
PayPal and Credit Cards Support
Customize Wi-Fi Pages
Valve Steam
Bandwidth Management
Game Console Billing
Database Cleanup
Language Editor
Database Workshop

Valve Steam Support

TrueCafe supports Steam (Valve Corporation), which is a content distribution system often used by cyber cafes to play computer games:

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More about Steam in Wikipedia


The most usual approach is to setup a separate Steam account for every game you provide for your customers in your Internet cafe.

Then you register your Steam accounts (login/password) in the TrueCafe CD-key management system and create a shortcut to your game on the TrueCafe Client program panel.

When a customer double clicks on a game shortcut, the CD-key management system takes an available Steam account from the stock and use it to start and login Steam.

More on the CD-Key management system

1. Add Steam Accounts

Open TrueCafe main menu > Setup > CD-keys and add your Steam accounts to the list in the following format:

login=steam_login password=steam_password

(login and password must not contain spaces)

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2. Add Game Shortcut

Add your game to the corresponding application profie main menu > Setup > Terminals > Profiles tab. Specify the path to Steam.exe (it's usually C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe) and select CD-Keys = Steam:

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3. Start Game

When you start a customer session on the terminal, TrueCafe Client displays your Steam game shortcut. Double click on it to login to the Steam account:

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Create Steam Game Shortcut

If you don't want to let your customers select a game from the list, you can use the applaunch Steam parameter in your Application > Path field to run a game directly. For example, use the following command to run Counter-Strike:

Steam.exe -applaunch 10

Read more on the Steam command-line parameters on the following page:

...and get the list of Steam application IDs here:

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